Rachel Leah Jones


Born in Berkeley, California in 1970 and raised between Berkeley and Tel Aviv, Jones is a critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on israel/Palestine. She has a BA in Race, Class and Gender Studies and a MFA in Documentary Media Arts. Her directing credits include: 500Dunam On The Moon (2002) for France Channel 2; Askenaz (2007) for Israel Channel 8; Targeted Citizen (2010) for Adalah: the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel; and Gypsy Davy (2012) for Israel Channel 8 (Sundance 2012). Jones has also produced extensively with others, e.g. Wall by Simone Bitton (Cannes 2004; Special Jury Prize Sundance 2005).